You will be highly employable: we are ranked third in the UK for graduate employability. The computer science element of the course puts a strong emphasis on contemporary technologies such as Web 2.0, distributed and embedded systems, and artificial intelligence. Our leading researchers offer cutting'edge course units on bioinformatics, information security, computer learning and computational finance. In the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008, 99% of the Department of Computer Science' s research publications were rated as of international quality.
Computer Science Year 1: object'oriented programming; computing lab (robotics); computing lab (games); software design; internet services; mathematical structures; machine fundamentals. Year 2: software engineering; team project; algorithms and complexity; operating systems; introduction to information security; databases; computer graphics; robotics; systems programming; computer and network security. Year 3: individual project; advanced algorithms; advanced data communications; applications of cryptography; bioinformatics; compilers and code generation; compiling for embedded systems; computer games technology; computational finance; computer learning; computational optimisation; concurrent and parallel programming; data visualisation; embedded and real'time systems; functional programming and applications; fundamentals of digital sound and music; image processing; intelligent agents and multi'agent systems; malicious software; software language engineering; software verification. Management Year 1: international business; markets and consumption; organisation studies; interpreting management; accounting; information systems; quantitative methods. Year 2: strategic management; managerial accounting; operations management; marketing strategy in context; human resource management; employability. Year 3: integrating management practice 1; integrating management practice 2.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- European Baccalaureate 75%
- International Baccalaureate 34
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
- SQA Higher
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 79%
|Studying and working||4|
Total Written: 62%
Total Coursework: 35%
Total Practical: 3%